Research Databases

EbscoHost: Abstracts and/or full text articles from magazines, journals, newspapers.
SHARED EDUCATIONAL LOCATIONS: Use this link to access Crowder’s EBSCOhost products at high schools, public libraries, and other higher education institutions.
Films on Demand: Streaming media resources
Gale Cengage Learning:
Opposing ViewPoints,
Business & Company Resource Center,
Discovering Collection,
Grolier Online: Encyclopedias: Americana, Grolier Multimedia, Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre; Lands and Peoples, Popular Science…
Learning Express Library: Provides interactive online practice for academic or licensing test. It includes scoring, answer explanations, and an analysis.
Country Watch: Provides the political, economic, cultural, business, and environmental information for countries around the world.
PubMed: 22 million citations for biomedical literature, with full text access to some articles.
ProQuest: New York Times: Historical 1851-2009
NYTimes and NYTimes Book Review, 1997-
Late Edition, 1995-
Curriculum Essentials
Thomson Micromedex: Drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, alternative medicine, and care plans for providers.
SWAN: A catalog to find books and other resources
Bridgeman: Fine art, cultural and historical images.
First Search Databases: WorldCat, ArticlesFirst, ECO, PapersFirst
Medline Plus: Health information, drug information, medical encyclopedia and dictionary…
Virtually Missouri, Missouri Digital Heritage: Provides free access to digital collections and exhibits created by Missouri institutions.
Webster’s On-line Dictionary
Annenberg Streaming Media: Provides online access to streaming media for educational purposes.
Heritage Quest Provides genealogical sources that include US Federal Censuses, books, Revolutionary War records, and Freeman’s Bank Records.
LexisNexis Provides full text articles from academic journals, federal and state cases and statutes, newspapers, and other law-based sources.
ACCESS AT HOME: Use your MY CROWDER password to access LexisNexis at home.
ReferenceUSA: Create contact lists for businesses and consumer contact information.
Missouri, No Call List: Search Missouri’s no call list before making calls.
U.S., No Call List: Search the federal no call list before making calls.
Passwords for Home Access

Annenberg Streaming Media Bridgeman Art Library Country Watch
Password Access
First Search Films on Demand Gale Grolier
Heritage Quest Learning Express Library
Password Access
Medline Plus
Webster's On-line Dictionary Proquest PubMed
No Call List, MO
No Call List, U.S.
Swan - A MOBIUS Library Catalog Thomson Micromedex Medline Plus

Database Authorization Passwords


Passwords to all databases are located on your Blackboard Site.

  • Go to Blackboard Log In and log in
  • Go into your “Student How To’s” Class
  • Click on “Library Tutorials”
  • Access the document called “Lee Library Research Databases Authorizations.”

Staff and Faculty:

  • Go to Blackboard Log In and log in.
  • Go into your “Crowder Staff Development” course
  • Click “Lee Library”
  • Access the document called “Lee Library Research Database Authorizations.”

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